Satori garden design offers full-service ornamental and edible landscape design, install oversight and garden coaching.  Garden design and implementation is done using the most sustainable practices in relationship to plants, water and materials. More importantly, the process of arriving at a design is one of collaboration, education and discovery.



SGA (Sustainable Gardening Australia) is holding its second training forum providing gardeners with practical advice on how to reconnect gardens with the surrounding environment. Make Make a booking for "Nature’s Tool Kit For Pest Management : Win / Win Outcomes For Gardener And Environment" and join us in a discussion on how [...]
Sat, Apr 11, 2015
"Progress starts with envisioning a new (yet old) lifestyle with the home as central to all aspects of life—work and leisure, food and energy. So, real progress means bringing the economy, beginning with the food economy, home again."  - Jules Dervaes Want to start living more sustainably, but you are stuck [...]
Thu, Apr 02, 2015
We all need a break from time to time and Spring time is the time!  Our family will be taking time off from hosting events to catch up on spring planting, homestead chores and also to observe the Holy Passover season. The Front Porch Farmstand & FARM BOX program will remain [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Folks who have been monitoring the weather, know that in our neck of the wood it's been a hot and dry winter.  The window is closing on what's left of our "rainy months" and it's all looking rather bleak. Recording breaking heat has been our beginning to Spring. Whilst the West [...]
Sun, Mar 29, 2015
Literally! Sis & I are into the second semester of our "Farm to Table" program we have with our neighborhood school and we are enjoying every minute of it.  Not only are we having fun teaching the kids, but we are learning along with them as we put together lesson plans [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Guest Article by Paul Taylor, PhD Biochar Consultant, “Biochar, produced in pyrolysis of residues from crops, forestry, and animal wastes, can be used to restore soil fertility while storing carbon for centuries to millennia. Biochar helps soil retain nutrients and fertilizers, reducing emissions of GHGs such as N2O….” James Hanson In this article [...]
Sun, Mar 15, 2015
“No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.” – Julius Caesar Important Announcement: There will not be an All Nations Food Forest project! Our contribution: We the founders of the project Angelo Eliades, John Pinniger and Charlie Si created the All Nations Food Forest project concept [...]
Wed, Mar 04, 2015
See my brief video for Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) where I discuss Backyard Forest Gardening using Ecological Principles! You can also find the video with a description on the SGA site here The video has some great professional footage of my garden, so if you’ve been waiting to see what my garden [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015